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Kitchen+Bath Ideas Magazine to Unveil 30 Most Innovative Products for 2014 at Annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show

Feb 3, 2014

Kitchen + Bath Ideas magazine announced today its third-annual list of 30 Most Innovative Products for kitchen and bath design. These new products, which will be featured in the spring issue of the magazine (on sale March 11, 2014), range from a luxury shower that uses LED lighting and multiple spray options including rain, waterfall and body sprays to refrigerators that have magnetically sealed compartment doors that minimize energy usage to kitchen faucets designed with a 360 degree rotation.
 
The full list of products, which can be found at bhg.com/KBI30Most, were selected by the editors for their ability to combine smart function, seamless style, and cutting-edge technology.
 
Samantha Hart, editor-in-chief of Kitchen + Bath Ideas, notes that products selected also included hard wood inspired designs for laminate countertops to multi-temperature wine and beverage refrigerators to a simple online tool for designing and creating your own one-of-a-kind backsplash or floor tiles. Manufacturers recognized include such well-known brands as GE, Samsung, LG, Wolf, Kohler, Moen, Kraftmaid, and Armstrong as well as custom designers and manufacturers such as Wilsonart, BlueStar, Axor, MTI, and Cristel among others.
 
“We wanted to recognize those products and manufacturers that were changing the conversation in the kitchen and bath industry by offering consumers the opportunity to significantly enhance their home experience in new and exciting ways,” says Hart. “These top products work better, faster, and smarter than ever before. They also combine form and function with fun, which is so important to today’s home owner.”
 
Kitchen + Bath Ideas is a Better Homes and Gardens special interest media publication (circulation — 290,000) and is published quarterly for $6.99 per issue. Kitchen + Bath Ideas is the leading kitchen and bath magazine and is filled with ideas, inspiration, and information about the latest products and trends. Featured kitchens and baths showcase a range of styles, from traditional to contemporary and everything in between. Beautiful, full-color photographs convey a real-people/real-solutions approach to home design.
 
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